Ace Spencer Rubin was a brave medic who lost his legs while helping his comrades during the Vietnam War.
Ace continued to persevere and lived a fulfilling life full of love and family despite being disabled.
This scholarship seeks to honor the life of Ace Spencer Rubin by supporting students who are living with physical disabilities.
Any student who is a resident of New York and entering or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with a significant physical disability, such as the loss of a limb, may apply for this scholarship.
To apply, tell us about your experience with your disability and how this scholarship would help you achieve your goals.
What has your experience with your disability taught you? How would winning this scholarship help you reach your goals?
The application deadline is Nov 15, 2021. Winners will be announced on Dec 13, 2021.
The scholarship award is $5,975.
The winner will be publicly announced on Dec 13, 2021. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
We will send the award check to the financial aid office of the winner’s academic institution or future academic institution in their name, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school’s requirements). If the student's academic institution does not have a financial aid office, the student will receive the funding directly.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to verify their academic enrollment status by providing a copy of their most recent transcript.
If you have any questions about this scholarship or the Bold.org platform, just email email@example.com and we’ll get back to you as quickly as we can.
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